Monday, December 9, 2019

New study warns of inadequate prevention responses to HIV epidemic in the Caribbean

A study has found that while the Caribbean has made progressing in responding to the HIV epidemic, the impact of the prevention response has...

IAS statement on “London Patient” in HIV remission after transplant

The International AIDS Society (IAS) today welcomed an announcement that an HIV-positive man has remained in HIV remission off antiretroviral therapy (ART), 19 months...

KPMG donates funds raised for cancer

During the months of October and November, KPMG in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean (BEC) engaged in a special campaign across Antigua and Barbuda,...

Safe Sex: Prevention is best

By Francoise Bowen It’s Carnival here on Antigua/Barbuda and across many Caribbean islands and there are folks who will “loose their screws of focus and...

Curacao: Scientology ship to remain under quarantine

Authorities in Curacao say 318 people aboard a Church of Scientology ship docked in the Dutch Caribbean island will remain quarantined until they determine...

Caribbean Family Planning Associations boost skills in disaster risk reduction

Caribbean islands are among the most vulnerable to climate change impacts and are threatened by extreme weather patterns with hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, volcanoes, droughts...

Young people dating and living with HIV – Diego Callisto

Almost 220 million people globally use online dating services. In a world where more and more people meet partners virtually, how and when do you...

USAID Zika maternal and child survival program lauded

Thanks to a meaningful partnership between the government of St. Lucia and the United States Government, St. Lucia has seen a reduction in Zika...

Region urged to prepare for possibility of severe outbreak of Dengue Fever

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has called on health officials across the region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of...

Sir Viv bats for Antigua medical college

The original ‘Master Blaster’ of world cricket, Sir Vivian Richards, is on to a new role — batting for the American University of Antigua...